Studies and Professional experience • Medicine and Surgery MD. Faculty of Medicine. University of Navarra. Spain. 1986. • PhD, Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) 2015. Thesis on Cost-Utility analysis of an intervention to prevent depression in primary care. • Specialist in Family and Community Medicine through postgraduate Training Programme (Barcelona 1988-1990) • Family Physician at La Mina Primary Health Care Academic Centre, since 1991. • Tutor of the Family Medicine teaching programme and Trainer of family physicians at the Family Medicine Teaching Unit of Barcelona since 1991. • Member of the Spanish Primary Care Research Network (RedIAAP) Main Areas of Interests: • Gastroenterology in primary care • Mental health in primary care. • Training and Education for family doctors • Communication skills in practice. • Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and Patients Related Outcomes (PRO) • Social influence on health and community approach for intervention in primary care. • AIDS/HIV management and management of illicit drug problems in primary care International activities: • Member of the Directive Board Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine (semFYC) since 1991, International Secretary of semFYC since 1995 and Chairman of the international committee of semFYC until 2003. • Spanish representative at WONCA (World Organisation of Family Doctors) and European Councils 1993 –2003 • Vice-president of the European Society of General Practice-Family Medicine – WONCA Europe. 1998-2001 • Chairman of the Organising Committee of the WONCA European Conference, Mallorca, Spain 1999 and Chairman of the Organising Committee of the WONCA World Rural Health Conference. Santiago de Compostela. Spain. 2003 • Spanish member of the Steering Group of the European Society of Primary Care Gastroenterology (ESPCG) and chairman of ESPCG since June 2016. • Spanish representative and past vice-president of EMA (European Medical Association)